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CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
for getting american troops out depends on training afghan soldiers to do the fighting against taliban themselves but there have been setbacks lately as some of the trainees have turned their guns on their u.s. allies. 33 americans have been killed that way this year. what the does that do to america's road out of afghanistan? we asked charlie d'agata to hook up with a joint patrol in kandahar province. >> what you see here is the cement blocks, obstacles we put in place. >> reporter: this is the stark new reality for u.s. combat troops working alongside their afghan partners. >> it's restricted the trafficability of anything large or fast. >> reporter: and that's new within the past two weeks? >> yes. where we used to have this wide open space. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel leroy barker got orders to reinforce his small outpost in kandahar province not against the taliban but against insider attacks from his afghan partners. while there's never been one here, it's already driven a wedge between the two forces. the americans and afghans are separated by a cement walkway. u.s. troops
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 2:00am PDT
.s. marines yur rating on dead taliban fighters and posing for pictures the corpses. two staff sergeants were charged in that incident for failing to supervise the junior troops. three other marines have already been punished in that case. >>> an update to the sexual hazing story we told you about yesterday. four students at a high school in southern california briefly taken into custody on suspicion of assaulting four younger soccer players. they were cited and released friday as the d.a.'s office investigated if any adults might have been involveded in this. the players were reportedly beaten with a stick, possibly aafta javelin and in one case, the stick was used to allegedly sodomize one of them. their coach is on leave now. >> awful. >>> a giant panda cub dies. the initial test reveals that the newborn which was six days old and weighed just four ounces, the cub was not crushed by the mother. the mother still cradles a toy in her den, a sign she's not transition from her mothering role. >>> next hour we'll talk to drdr. dr. suzan murray, the chief veterinarian at the zoo. >>> we'll find
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
aspects. the current deputy leader if the taliban is a former gitmo detainee. there is no credible picture although he was chosen because he was young, in his late 30's and a hardened fighter. he joined the taliban in 1995 and was the first detainee at g boy. his number there was number 8, having spent five years at gitmo, a federal law enforcement force said there is real concern that someone like him has recommitted to the taliban's cause but also brings with him a new understanding of the way americans think and the way the american system works. >>shepard: thank you from washington, dc, catherine. >> federal jets every day, packed full of passengers, come close to colliding before take off or after landing. reports are now showing that sometimes the crashes are only prevented by luck. what happens when you are still on the ground at the airport? we have staggering numbers. that is ahead. whoa, look at all those toys. insuring that stuff must be a pain. nah, he's probably got... [ dennis' voice ] allstate. they can bundle all your policies together. lot of paperwork. actually... [ denni
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
into afghanistan. the idea, they said, was to blunt the taliban's momentum. so here's the data he was looking at in terms of what the taliban's momentum was when he made his decision to send the surge. what you're looking at there on the left is the calendar year. it's what the military in afghanistan calls enemy initiated attacks. all the years of all fights in afghanistan all have that general sort of pattern where it peaks in the summer and drops in the winter. that's what they call the fighting season in afghanistan. looking at that, see what the overall level was. that was the first calendar year president obama was president. after looking at those numbers he decided to do the surge. that's the level of violence he was looking at when he sent more troops at the end of that year. now, three years later after the surge has ended, this is the level of attacks in this calendar year in 2012. so over 2010 and 2010 during the surge, right, we endured this level of enemy-initiated -- that's during the surge. we endured that level of enemy-initiated attacks. now after the surge, after all of tha
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states. that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. both candidates will spend the next couple of days preparing for their first debate. it takes place wednesday night in november. the president is getting ready in nevada. romney is already in denver. >>> and vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia as well. the republican congressman will hold a three-day camp starting on wednesday. it is still unknown where he'll be exactly in the state for his debate prep. as for vice president joe biden, he's using maryland repres
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
. there is no conventional victory for us. we should honor our troops for their service. we cannot defeat the taliban. the only way out is to do what president obama and hillary clinton are trying to do and that is to promote negotiations between the afghan government and the taliban, but drawdown american forces. that is the only way out for the united states. we're training hundreds of thousands of afghan soldiers and some have been turning their guns on the american allies and killing our soldiers. our military has put restrictions on the type of training we do to inhabit these attacks. the afghan government is very weak. you have to wonder -- the afghan government has to do a better job of vetting the people that go into military. host: one last call for our guest. caller: hi. i wanted to talk about the caller who talks about mitt romney running for president on his own agenda. i think he is not the right person. i cannot see him running our country and bring us into war. he alludes to some war in iran. he has five healthy sons that have not served in the military. he is out there for his own age
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in case any other ieds have been laid on the road. recently the taliban have been planting ieds that are almost impossible to detect because they contain little if any metal. a sign the enemy is becoming much more sophisticated. lieutenant mohamed is leading this operation. the 30-year-old who oearns less than $300 a month tells me, i do this because it's my job. i'm prepared to lose my own life, but i don't want other people to die. at the beginning of the year the afghan army had no idea how to diffuse an ied other than to shoot it or set it on fire. now with the right training and equipment they have the skills to disable these deadly devices. after 20 minutes, the soldiers determine the site is clear claiming the taliban either removed it once it had been reported or a local took the ied to claim the $100 reward. in the last few months there have been alarming reports of the taliban returning and even overrunning checkpoints. the taliban are a resilient enemy and constantly trying to infiltrate the ranks. while there have been no insider attacks by the men under his watch, h
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack. it follows a grim milestone over the weekend where the killing of an american serviceman late saturday pushed the total number of u.s. military deaths in the 11-year war to 2,000. officials say the troops' death on saturday appeared to be the result of another insider attack. as of this past weekend, there have been 52 coalition troops killed from insider attacks in afghanistan so far this year. >> willie, we've been talking about it for some time. what a milestone. what a terrible, terrible milestone. and it seems a tragedy just keeps growing by the day there. the troops we're supposed to be training to take over are turning their guns on u.s. servicemen and killing them. >> 2,000 americans dead. $570 billion. we sound like a broken record. we say it every time one of these stories comes up. but again i ask, is this what the next two years and change is going to look like in afghanistan? are we prepared to go through at least 2 1/2 more years of this with the withdrawal date at the end of 2014? because it's not going to end. >> we th
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
the u.s. will do to prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >>> new video from the taliban this morning they say shows militants getting ready for a deadly attack on a nato base earlier this month. 15 insurgents dressed in u.s. army uniforms broke into camp basti bastion, killed two marines, and destroyed six fighter planes. the video shows the militants practicing cutting through a fence and going over the attack in front of a white board. nbc news has not been able to independently verify the content of this video. >>> the u.s. and egypt are trying to repair relations after several attacks on the u.s. embassy in cairo. secretary of state hillary clinton and egyptian president mohamed morsi met in new york last night after the first high level meeting since the attacks. the two discussed the importance of defending u.s. diplomatic offices and morsi promised to take responsibility for their security. some have criticized morsi for what they view as a slow response after the attacks. both clinton and morsi are in new york for the u.n. general assembly. >>> new this morning,
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
that were patrolling a market. the taliban claiming responsibility. the attack comes a day after two americans were killed in the shootout between afghans and american troops. >>> we're two days away from the first presidential debate. president obama's campaign trying to lower expectations by saying he is at the disadvantage. >> now challengers tend to do really well in debate. that's been moment we believed all along governor romney probably has more benefit out of this debate potentially than we do. >> gretchen: republican vp nominee paul ryan agrees and says mitt romney will show voters there is a clear choice. >> people will see is who is mitt romney? what kind a president will be and what are the choices i have? that, to me s what matters in this debate and alt debates, which is i know what president obama has done. i know all of these empty promise, broken promises. i know about the ugly stagnant economy. what is mitt romney and paul ryan offering? that's what we'll get out of wednesday. >> gretchen: the denver debate will focus on domestic policy. >>> the search for a houston
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
'm not sure that it's widespread. >> the deputy for the leader of the taliban is also a former guantanamo bay detainee chosen because he's relatively young and a hardened fighter, a federal law enforcement source tells fox that there is real concern that some detainees recommit to their cause at gitmo and when they leave, they have a new understanding of the way the american military works, shep. >> shep: high ranking republican lawmakers are really publicly questioning the administration's response to this bombing. >> they are, shep. this letter to ambassador rice first obtained by fox news, three republican senators on the armed services committee calling the u.s. representative to the u.n. on the carpet because five days after the benghazi attack that killed four, the intelligence showed the use of mortars, rpg's and two ways to the assault. they said it was terrorism and went down on the 9-11 anniversary. quote, you repeatedly asserted the implausible explanation that the attack in benghazi was a spontaneous reaction to the video despite growing evidence to the contrary, cite ago fledglin
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives. the taliban did claim responsibility for that attack, but that also followed another deadly weekend where two more americans were killed including an american service member and an american civilian contractor that was training afghan security forces at a checkpoint in the province west of kabul. another insider attack when an afghan soldier approached them, pulled his weapon out and killed them. the americans fired back killing the assailant but also two more afghan soldiers. this eroding the trust between the u.s. and afghan security forces here. already this year alone, 31 americans have died because of these insider attacks. tamron? >> atia abawi, thank you very much. >>> nbc news special coverage of the crisis in the middle east is called "at the brink" and it continues tonight on nbc nightly news and all the platforms of nbc including msnbc. >>> still ahead, i'll talk to a political rhetoric expert about how the words, tone, answers at the debate could decide the winner and loser. he says romney needs to project a, quote, maturity
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
in afghanistan, as we've always worried about, is afgnist is relytl r the taliban and partly run by a karzai-type government. and you end up having to cede space to taliban-pe forces or comeo some compromise with them that means that you go ki, ink, is the epicenter of everything that's really wrong and what's going to be dealt with. and if we could have more constructive relationships with pakistan, and that's very, very difficult, i understand that. if we could have a certainty that they would deal with their own intern lehe think that is the key to unlocking more peaceful relationships not just with the indian subcontinent but right across afghanistan. >> so mr. prime minister, your position at the u.n., you have the very small and easyask of making sur t u ve on the world's promise of making sure every child in the world has access to education by 2015. >> yeah. this is a silent emergency. i mean, it is tragic that today -- >> seems like impossible task >> 61 million childrenround e worl wil n b going to school because they've got no school to go to, no teacher, no classroom. and we've
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
victory for us. we should honor our troops for their service. we cannot defeat the taliban. the only way out is to do what president obama and hillary clinton are trying to do and that is to promote negotiations between the afghan government and the taliban, but drawdown american forces. that is the only way out for the united states. we're training hundreds of thousands of afghan soldiers and some have been turning their guns on the american allies and killing our soldiers. our military has put restrictions on the type of training we do to inhabit these attacks. the afghan government is very weak. you have to wonder -- the afghan government has to do a better job of vetting the people that go into military. host: one last call for our guest. caller: hi. i wanted to talk about the caller who talks about mitt romney running for president on his own agenda. i think he is not the right person. i cannot see him running our country and bring us into war. he alludes to some war in iran. he has five healthy sons that have not served in the military. he is out there for his own agenda. vice-pres
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 2:15pm EDT
the taliban. i didn't talk much about foreign affairs and threatening the benefit packages which is why the veterans signed up for and deserve it. i think they'll vote against him. finally, the jewish vote, i trust medved, trust them both, and they told me in the entire adult life they never saw the jewish-american vote so leans towards voting for republican in such strong numbers. there's one word "israel" written all over it. president obama is hose still to israel. left benjamin netanyahu in the basement, say call me if something changes, did not treat him like the best ally in the middle east and probably in the world and a democratic country at that with elected leaders in the tradition is strong and ought to be supported. mitt romney is a friend of israel, and that matters to any friend of israel, jewish or not jewish in the united states. >> thank you. >> there's agreement in the room that we need to reform large entitlement programs as you mentioned, but i think there's agreement that any effort of reform is fought tooth and nail by established senate departments so if you look
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
; providing logistics and financial support to the taliban, involvement in a hostage-taking in yemen in which several hostages were killed, and he's also accused of trying to set up an al-qaeda training camp in oregon. the other four are accused of various crimes, two of involvement in deadly attacks on u.s. embassies in kenya and tanzania, and two of advocating terror on the web. now, jon, the bbc reported earlier today that one of it reporters had had a conversation with the queen many years back before one suspect was in jail in which she expressed concern that this man was at large while inciting hatred against british subjects. the bbc then had to retract that story because it was really violating, in a sense, a private conversation between her majesty, the queen, and a reporter. however, it is widely said, jon, that that sentiment does reflect a lot of the popular opinion here in the united kingdom. now, as you mentioned, these five could be on planes back to the united states within a matter of weeks if there aren't any last minute plot twists. it is believed that they, if convicted or
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
that will go back into the field and will return to a life of terrorism. >> reporter: the leader of the taliban is also a former guantanamo detainee released in 2007. source tells there is concern that some recommit to their cause while at guantanamo and bring a new understanding of the way the american military works. katherine herridge, fox news >> gregg: hot-air balloon pilot flying high this weekend over washington state, spreading a message about vets to make a difference. he pilots the freedom flight five, a 95 foot hot-air balloon promoting p.o.w. and m.i.a. awareness. he's been doing it for 20 years. >> as a vietnam vet it is close to my heart as far as having the ability to go out and promote the issue and let people know how many people are still missing. we are trying to make sure that the families are aware of the fact that we won't forget and we are plotting the issue with the biggest thing we could find. >> gregg: this is the 23rd year of the great balloon rally. ever been in a hot-air balloon? >> heather: i have not. bet you have? >> gregg: no. kind of actphobic, everybody is, i
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
." what happened? >> it's another reminder of the dangers in afghanistan. taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for today's attack in eastern afghanistan. the afghan interior ministry says 14 people, including three nato service members, their interpreter and four afghan police were killed when the bomber blew up a motorbike packed with explosives. 57 people were wounded. >>> honda is recalling nearly 16,000 of its popular accord vehicles. a faulty power steering hose can leak triggering a fire. it's models 2003 through 2007. 53 honda accord tls were recalled earlier this year. >>> indianapolis colts head coach chuck pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. the coach's doctor says it is a highly treatable form of leukem leukemia. and the colts' offensive coordinator will take over the team while pagano undergoes treatment. >> wish him a speedy recovery. >>> barack obama and mitt romney are rehearsing for their first presidential debate. you're about to hear what may be some of the best advice they'll get and it's all free and unsolicited. up your game. up the ante. and if you stu
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
helmet cam captures a gun battle with the taliban. it happened back in april. the soldier is heard yelling on the video, i'm hit, i'm hit. after running out without cover to draw fire away from his squad. officials say he suffered just minor shrapnel wounds from bullets which actually struck his weapon. >>> the white house confirming a hack attack on its computer system but says it was detected and foiled, and no classified information was at risk. officials are playing down a published report that hackers linked to china's government broke into a system used by the white house military office for nuclear commands. >>> all right we had some heart-stopping video out of new york city. a 72-year-old man desperately trying to escape a fire hangs on for dear life from this third floor apartment window. then, he lets go. there it is. wow. friends and neighbors below, they catch him. the whole thing, meanwhile, caught on cell phone video. local stations are reporting that ronnie poe did not suffer any broken bones. lucky man. >>> american airlines has grounded several of its 757s after a
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
by a suicide bomber. the taliban has claimed responsibility. the program takes effect today. hospitals that have too many free admissions within 30 days of discharge are now liable for fines. medicare is one issue that may come up in this week's presidential debate. mitt romney heads to denver today to start his preparations. c-span is covering the debate wednesday at 9:00 p.m. eastern . those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> when nations cheat in trade, i will do something. >> we have brought more trade cases against china in one term than the previous administration did in two. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first debate. both candidates on screen on c- span. on c-span2, the multi camera version of the debate. follow our live coverage on c- span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. t
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
off their strategy to end the afghan war by forcing the taliban into a peace deal, with the plan replaced by a goal of setting the stage for the afghans to work out a deal for themselves. critics of the obama administration say the united states weakened its own hand by agreeing to the 2012 deadline, and the administration officials say the deadline is crucial. meanwhile, the nato secretary general says the retreat of western forces from afghanistan could come sooner than expected, adding that their recent green- on-blue killings have been successful in sapping morale. turning to presidential politics, a judge rules whether to keep intact pennsylvania put the new law requiring voters to show photo id in the election. there is a supreme court order to will no later than today at 5:00 p.m., five weeks before voters go to the polls. homeland security is reporting that one border patrol agent has been killed and one wounded in an arizona shooting. we'll keep you updated. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> when nation's chief in trade, and china has cheated, i
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
-qaida and taliban are not going to end their war, and there in lies the problem. i think in various parts of the broader middle east and around the world people will see this as another peac piece of evidence of the president's unwillingness to assert american interest around the world. martha: thank you very much ambassador bolton, joining us with some thoughts on the president's speech, and this. eight years later, a suspected terrorist is set to face justice on u.s. soil. why this man who was accused of setting up a jihad training camp in oregon is now set for extradition along with four others who may be directly tied to osama bin laden. americans are always ready to work hard for a better future. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ can. bill: now on to our d
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
drug lords in the world, ivan velazquez, known as el taliban, has been captured by the mexican military. he's the leader of the zetas drug cartel, blamed for the recent surge in violence in northern mexico. >>> two more big banks have been hit by computer hackers. u.s. bank corps and pnc join these other banks. the attacks have left customers unable to access accounts. but apparently, no personal information has been stolen. >>> also, senator joe lieberman, chairman of the homeland security committee, accuses iran of organizing those attacks. >>> dramatic images from the latest attacks in syria. you can see a bomb go off right here, near military headquarters. wednesday, the deadliest day so far in the country's bloody civil war, which has claimed now an estimated 30,000 lives. >>> here at home, thousands the of criminal cases have been thrown into question this massachusetts this morning, after a chemist at the state's drug lab admitted that she faked lab results for years. ignoring procedures, forging signatures when working on more than 34,000 cases. some defendants have already been
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
was trained by taliban. so at what point do you begin to label something terrorism? >> biggest question is why, why do you fear labeling these terrorist twists, why? what is the goal of the administration? some same it's appeasement. on the other hand, obama administration has six times the drone strikes during bush's eight years. four times estimated deaths through drone strikes as bush's eight years. he is clearly not appeasing them on foreign soil. he is wiping them on off the face of the planet. >> alisyn: senator joe lieberman is the chair of the homeland security committee and is calling for this investigation said his personal pet peeve when people in the administration will not label something terrorism, why not just call it what it is. he is the person that held janet napolitano's feet to the fire and this is extremist terrorism and she said, indeed. >> dave: latest incident in benghazi had something to do with the film to that mocked the prophet muhammad. we heard about that dozens of times from the administration including highlighted in the speech to the world the address to the u.
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